New Bing Maps App: Teach Here
Article by George Norman
On 29 Sep 2010
Redmond-based software giant Microsoft has recently announced that it added a new app to the library of Bing Maps applications. The new app I am talking about is called Teach Here; this Bing Maps app has been developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education to provide an easy means of searching for teacher prep programs, teaching-related scholarships, certification offices, and local job opportunities.

If you are a veteran teacher or think about going into teaching, the Bing Maps app Teach Here will help you easily search for teacher prep programs, state teaching certification offices, school district headquarters, and local teaching jobs.


“A great education depends heavily on having great teachers, and this application represents a first for Bing maps in terms of collaboration with the Dept. of Education and an opportunity to show what mapping technologies can do to help teacher recruitment and support the teaching profession. We had offered them access to Bing Maps data for use in their site, which you will see on, but we wanted to do more than that,” commented Bing Senior Program Manager, Betsy Aoki.

The new Bing Maps app Teach Here has been launched in conjunction with a new U.S. teacher resource

“Despite the recession, there are thousands of teaching positions available each year and it’s important to encourage smart, innovative folks to this societally pivotal career,” added Aoki.

To get started with the Bing Maps Tech Here app, please click here.
Please note that Microsoft Silverlight is needed for the app to work.

In related news, Microsoft recently announced that Bing Maps will available on internationally distributed new HP ePrint enabled home printers starting this fall. Bing Maps will be available as a mapping option on new HP ePrint enabled home printers worldwide. Read more about this topic here.

Tags: Microsoft, Bing Maps, Teach Here
About the author: George Norman
George is a news editor.
You can follow him on Google+, Facebook or Twitter

I Hope you LIKE this blog post! Thank you!
What do YOU have to say about this
blog comments powered by Disqus
Popular News
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
With the blockbuster movie season upon us, Sony decided to celebrate the occasion with a sale: the Attack of the Blockbusters Sale that offers discounts of up to 50% (60% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on a ton of PS4 video games.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Samsung’s new T5 portable solid-state drive (PSSD) uses the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, offers between 250GB and 2TB of storage capacity, has a lightweight and shock-resistant design that’s smaller than the average business card, and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s.
Related News
Sponsored Links
Hot Software Updates
Top Downloads
Become A Fan!
Link To Us!
New Bing Maps App: Teach Here
HTML Linking Code